Napa Valley College: Ranking & Review

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Top 42%

Napa Valley College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,0762,6663,410

1,488 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

436 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Napa Valley College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Napa Valley College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Napa Valley College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$6,720
Fees for full-time undergraduates$38$38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies285285
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities270270
Health Professions and Related Programs108108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service8585
Social Sciences7777
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7474
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2323
Visual and Performing Arts1717
Mathematics and Statistics1717
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1414
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1414
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Precision Production88
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
English Language and Literature & Letters77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics77
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services11
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total1,1051,105

A total of 1,105 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Napa Valley College.

Graduation rate34%32%35%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementNapa Valley College prepares students for evolving roles in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world. The college is an accredited open-access, degree- and certificate-granting institution that is committed to student achievement through high-quality programs and services that are continuously evaluated and improved. The college serves students and the community in the following areas: transfer courses, career-technical education and training, basic skills, and self-supporting contract education and community education classes.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff381
Instructional FTE191
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy
Napa, California, 94558-6236
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population77,000